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Travel Coordinator


The Travel Coordinator collaborates directly with the Admissions and Staffing Departments, overseeing student and instructor flight and travel arrangements for Dragons’ international programming.

  • Terms and Remuneration
    • Remote position
    • Part-time, about 10-25 hours/week. Hours are variable depending on the time of year. Potential to increase hours over time through additional opportunities.
    • Compensation is hourly based on experience ($22-$25/hr)
  • Responsibilities – Responsibilities include the following ongoing tasks and projects:
    • Instructor Travel
      • Book and coordinate instructor travel logistics (flights, lodging, stipends, etc.) for orientations and courses (about 50-60 programs throughout the year)
      • Support Summer Orientation travel logistics (van rentals, group hotel accommodations, stipends, documentation of travel details and deadlines, etc.)
    • Student Travel Coordinator
      • Source group flights through established relationship with travel agency
      • Track all utilization deadlines, seat reductions, ticketing deadlines and refunds
      • Manage individual deviation and change date requests with travel agency
      • Produce flight sheets with all student flight information for instructors and Program Directors
      • Oversee student travel days for summer and semester programs (provide necessary flight information to flight chaperones and airport travel day managers, arrange meeting spaces, organize hotels for students, etc.)
  • Skills – The Travel Coordinator should demonstrate the following:
    • A passion for, and experience with, travel planning and logistics
    • Impeccable attention to detail
    • Excellent communication skills—both written and verbal
    • Strong familiarity with common administrative systems and technologies (spreadsheets, cloud-based file sharing, SalesForce, etc.)
    • Preferable: Experience working with international education programs
  • How to Apply
    • Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume to [email protected] with subject line: Travel Coordinator Position.
    • Application deadline: December 4, 2022

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About Dragons

Dragons is committed to socially responsible travel as a tool for breaking down barriers and enhancing understanding between people and communities around the world. As such, we strive to increase diversity, equity, and inclusivity within our community of administrative staff, field instructors, student body, and in-country partners. We acknowledge that the work of international and experiential education carries inherent imbalances with regard to issues of race, class, gender, privilege and power, and we aim to nurture a community of critical self-reflection and awareness of these themes and the way they impact our work.

Dragons is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, age, veterans’ status, disability, pregnancy or union activity.

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